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CFIUS Clearance: Advent International Corporation; British Columbia Investment Management Corporation and Maxar Technologies Inc.

Status: Clearance Acquirer: Advent International Corporation (U.S.); British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (British Columbia) Acquired: Maxar Technologies Inc. (U.S.) Value: approximately $6.4 billion Industry Tags: Space; Satellites UPDATE: On February 14, 2023, Maxar Technologies, Advent International, and British Columbia Investment Management Corporation “submitted a joint voluntary notice to CFIUS . . . and CFIUS commenced … Continue Reading

EU Amends Russia Prohibitions in Context of ExoMars 2020 Mission

On 30 November, the EU amended its Russia prohibitions to allow “[t]he provision, directly or indirectly, of technical assistance, financing or financial assistance” related to the sale, supply, transfer or export and the import, purchase or transport of hydrazine in concentrations of 70% or more, provided that it is for named purposes concerning the ExoMars … Continue Reading

CFIUS Clearance: MacDonald Dettwiler and Associates and DigitalGlobe

Status:   Clearance   Acquirer:  MacDonald Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (Canada) Acquired:  DigitalGlobe, Inc. (US) Value:  US$3.6 billion (C$4.7 billion) Industry: Telecommunications; Aerospace   UPDATE:  On September 28, 2017, MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd., the Canadian global communications and information company, and DigitalGlobe, Inc., a US based satellite imagery company, “announced that the Committee on Foreign Investment … Continue Reading

Free Event – SME Briefing on Potential US Business Opportunities – London, UK – 27 January 2017

As part of a broader UK government-led Prosperity Agenda to provide UK companies support to identify and pursue potential export business opportunities, ADS – the premier trade organization for companies in the UK aerospace, defense security and space sectors –  is hosting a complimentary, interactive half-day briefing for SMEs to assist with developing and applying … Continue Reading

EU Amends Restrictive Measures Against Russia to Exclude European Space Industry

Council Decision (“CFSP”) 2015/1764 amends the EU Russia sanctions to exclude certain operations relating to use of launchers operated by European launch service providers, or for the use of launches of European space programs, or for the fueling of satellites by European satellites manufacturers. The amended restrictive measures against Russia allow the European space industry … Continue Reading